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Hillingdon Libraries Blog

We asked Uxbridge Library staff what their pets would read if they could read. Here’s the list:


Lola would read Animals at War. Airedales, like Lola here, were one of the first breeds of dog to go into the war.


What would Smidge read? Why The Cat on the Mat by Briam Wildsmith of course!


This dog’s choice of book also serves as advice to its owners, Let Sleeping Dogs Lie by Rita Mae Brown.


Monkey here is clearly considering the universe. We recommend A Brief Hisory of Time by Stephen Hawking for any curious cats.


Wednesday is modelling for a new cover image for Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser.


This is Hamlet the cat. We think Shakespeare wrote a play about him…


Yoda Yellowbelly, seen here, is currently reading Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.


If you have a feline friend, Marme the Street Cat recommends The History…

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My Book Moment Unboxing – February 2019

Such a great blog post about #MyBookMoment!
Make sure you don’t miss you on this fantastic book box subscription

Jo's Book Blog

I’m thrilled to be sharing the contents of the first My Book Moment box which I received last week.  You can find out more about My Book Moment at their website mybookmoment.com, but this is a new monthly box where you can choose between popular fiction or crime and thriller.  Whichever option you choose, the book will be a new paperback release and the box will also come with a hot drink and snack plus a third, mystery item.  At £12 per box, I think that this makes a great gift for the book lover in your life, or for when you fancy a little treat for yourself! 😉

MBM Feb 19 #1I love that the slim design of My Book Moment fits through the letter box, helping to avoid a trip to the local sorting office.  And the packaging is all recyclable too, using card and paper to protect the goodies…

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Seal Skin by Su Bristow #Bookreview

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